Jul
12
2013
Oregon legislators took major steps to protect the state's animals from abuse and neglect by passing SB 6, also called the Omnibus Animal Welfare Bill. The Omnibus Animal Welfare Bill gives the state's government and law enforcement greater powers to prevent crimes against animals and forcefully deal with those who mistreat animals. ...more
Jul
2
2013
Veterinarians in Washington state need to be aware of a few important changes to the controlled substance laws that will soon take effect. ...more
May
21
2013
Veterinarians in the state of Washington will now be under more protection from legal repercussions if they need to report suspected animal cruelty following the passage of Substitute Senate Bill 5102. ...more
May
6
2013
Sweet-tasting antifreeze may not be tempting to pets and kids much longer as legislation to add a bittering agent to the formula is continuing its advance through Michigan government. ...more
Apr
30
2013
Wisconsin is taking steps toward requiring veterinarians to report animal abuse to law enforcement or to a humane officer, with the effort being spearheaded by State Senator Fred Risser (D-Madison). ...more
Apr
17
2013
Veterinarians needing to take their show on the road have had their tires flattened by the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), but they could soon regain their mobility if Congress passes the recently introduced Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act of 2013. ...more
Apr
11
2013
In the conclusion to a long-running court battle between a pet-owning couple and a Texas animal shelter, the Texas Supreme Court has ruled that pet owners cannot sue for non-economic damages. ...more
Apr
11
2013
Retired veterinarian Dr. Ronald Hines is challenging the state of Texas in court after the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners penalized him for dispensing veterinary advice online. ...more
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